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Today's Sports

  • New CCHS basketball coach...

    Summer camp has been a great learning experience for new Campbell County High School Boys’ Basketball Coach Matt Housley.

    The Cougars won 13 of 21 games during three summer camps last month while the new coach was getting adjusted to his new players.

    Housley coached many of the same boys two years ago while serving as an assistant to former CCHS skipper Barry Jones. 

  • Soccer camp scores with kids

    The Campbell County Soccer Association held its 4th annual Soccer Camp this summer at the LaFollette Fields.

    Once again, Lincoln Memorial University coach Helio D’Anna brought some of his players to help with the instruction. A total of 59 kids were in attendance. Campers learned the basic fundamentals of soccer and how to apply them in game situations.

  • Officer Greg Cox Campbell Co....

    During the Officer Greg Cox Campbell County Cancer Association Benefit Softball Tournament, nearly $2,500 was raised by tournament players, fans and organizers. Donations are still being accepted. Call 423-494-2195 for more information.

  • SPORTS NOTES - July 7

    Soccer tryouts for middle school girls will be held on Tuesday, July 12 at the LaFollette Fields. There will be makeup dates for players that will be out of town on that day. For more information, call 423-494-6569.

    Jacksboro Middle School will host the annual Eagle Football Camp the week of July 18-21. Camp hours will be 6-9 p.m. Camp staff will stress blocking and tackling, as well as work at all the individual positions. The registration fee is $50. Campers should register at 5:30 p.m. on July 18 at JMS.

  • Football team has youth camp,...

    Campbell County High School’s football team has a busy month coming up with  a youth camp and golf tournament fundraiser scheduled for July.

    The Cougar Youth Football Camp is set for July 11-13 at CCHS. Camp hours will be 6-8 p.m. The camp is for boys ages 6-15.The registration fee is $50 per camper or $40 each if there are two or more campers from the same family,

    The registration fee covers a camp t-shirt, camp insurance, snacks and drinks, a certificate of participation, instruction from CCHS coaches, time with CCHS players and guest speakers.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources...

    BUI arrests down this year during Operation Dry Water

    Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) officials remind all those who visit the state’s waterways to be safe this time of year.

    TWRA officials emphasize the use of personal flotation devices (PFDs) while boating in a safe and responsible manner. The TWRA staff wants everyone to have enjoyable time. However, TWRA officers will be on the watch for dangerous boating behavior, such as boating under the influence (BUI) and other reckless operation.

  • Paquette wins Cove Lake 5K

    Max Paquette beat his closest challenger by almost five seconds to win the annual Cove Lake 5K Saturday at Caryville.

    Paquette, a 26-year-old Knoxvillian, finished the foot race in 15 minutes, 48.9 seconds. Alan Horton, four years his senior, was runner-up with a time of 15:53.4. The only other runner close to them was 22-year-old Anthony Truehart, who was clocked at 16:09.3 for third place. The next closest runner was almost 50 seconds behind Truehart.

  • LaFollette All-Stars stumble in...

    LaFollette Little League Baseball All-Star teams began pool play this week in the District 6 Tournament.

    The 9-10 Blue Team lost 31-1 after giving up 18 runs in the first inning of their game Monday night against Karns at Liberty Park. LaFollette was scheduled to host the Eagleton Blue Team on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Teams must win two of three games in pool play in order to advance to the championship bracket.

  • SPORTS NOTES - June 30

  • Bass remain active on Norris Lake

     The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Monday, June 27 was 1,021.46 feet, which is almost a foot higher than the previous week.

    The surface temperature of the main channel has cooled slightly to 81 degrees in the mornings, but rises to 85 degrees by the afternoon hours. Shallow creeks and protected areas will be several degrees warmer than the channels on sunny afternoons.